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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, East Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Lord Howe Islands (Lord Howe Island), Northern Territory (Barkly Tableland, Darwin, Groote Eylandt), South Australia (Adelaide, South Eastern Highlands), Tasmania (Macquarie Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Tasmanian Central Highlands, Tasmanian Northern Slopes), West Australia (Perth)
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16641 genera, 91772 species
Tree
Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16508 genera, 91528 species
Tree
Infraclass
Australia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 791 families, 16324 genera, 90939 species
Tree
Superorder
Australia
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 80 families, 889 genera, 3670 species
Tree
Order
Australia
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 27 families, 518 genera, 1807 species
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Families104    worldwide
Genera6.263    worldwide
Species52.964    worldwide
Common namesLocusts, Grasshoppers, Katydids, Crickets, Wetas, Crickets and Katydids, Grasshppers and Crickets
German namesHeuschrecken, Springschrecken, Geradflügler, Kaukerfe
Dutch namesKrekels en sprinkhanen, Sprinkhanen en krekels
Danish namesGræshopper
Finnish namesSuorasiipiset
Norwegian namesRettvinger
Swedish namesHopprätvingar
French namesOrthoptères
AuthorLatreille, 1793
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Carboniferous, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic)

Indian Ocean (Western Indian Ocean)


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesOrthoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Orthoptera in orthoptera.speciesfile.org
Orthoptera in darwinfoundation.org
Orthoptera in faunaeur.org
Orthoptera in grasshoppersofeurope.com
Orthoptera in itis.gov
Orthoptera in papua-insects.nl
Orthoptera in dyntaxa.se
Orthoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Australia
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     8 families, 230 genera, 575 species
Site
Suborder
Australia
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     18 families, 287 genera, 1231 species
Site
Suborder
Australia
    Titanoptera (Sharov, 1968)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Australia
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 360 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 17 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Clathrotitanidae (Riek, 1954) - 3 Species
Cooloolidae (Rentz, 1980) - 4 SpeciesCooloola monster
Cylindrachetidae (Giglio-tos, 1914) - 17 SpeciesSandgropers
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 10 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 123 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 402 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 14 SpeciesMole crickets
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Locustavidae (Sharov, 1968) - 2 Species
Mesotitanidae (Tillyard, 1925) - 1 Species
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 91 SpeciesScaly crickets
Morabidae (Rehn, 1948) - 95 Species
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 7 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Oedischiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 2 Species
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 89 Species
Proparagryllacrididae (Riek, 1956) - 2 Species
Pruvostitidae (Zalessky, 1929) - 1 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 33 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 31 SpeciesCamel crickets
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 48 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 430 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Triassomantidae (Tillyard, 1922) - 1 Species
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 18 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906) - 0 Species
Xenopteridae (Riek, 1955) - 2 Species
28 Families with 1807 Species in Australia
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderOrthoptera
Locusts, Grasshoppers, Katydids, Crickets, Wetas, Crickets and Katydids, Grasshppers and Crickets
AuthorLatreille, 1793
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Saltatoria (Webster, 1913)

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